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 Shalyn NystromMWD Counselor
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Theta Xi, Iowa State University
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Shalyn Nystrom is a Life Member of the Theta Xi chapter of Iowa State University. As an Active member, she held a variety of chapter positions including Public Relations Chair, Vice-President, President and Secretary/Treasurer for the Midwest District (2011-2013). Shalyn graduated with a B.S. degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in 2013, and a M.S. degree in Computational Biology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015.

Over the years Shalyn has maintained an active Alumni presence, serving on National committees and as President for the Midwest District Alumni Association. In addition to attending District and National events, Shalyn is also currently serving as Assessment Committee Chair.

In her free time, Shalyn enjoys participating in the Iowa State University Alumni Band, creating through crafts and code, exploring off the beaten path, and taking pictures of her two kitties – Pixel and Ambre. Shalyn currently lives in Polk City, Iowa and works for Source Allies as a Software Engineer and Data Analytics Consultant.

Sara Remoy, MWD Counselor
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Psi, University of Arkansas
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Sara Remoy is a Life Member of the Psi Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at the University of Arkansas. During her time as an active member, she participated in a variety of activities including being selected as the 2016 Southwest District Keynote Speaker and serving as her chapter’s Vice President of Membership Education. Sara graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Music degree in Instrumental Education and went on to earn a Master of Music degree in Music Performance from the University of Arkansas in 2019.

Sara has remained active as an alumna in Tau Beta Sigma through her memberships with the Tau Beta Sigma Alumni Association and the Southwest District Alumni Association. Through her participation in SWDAA, she has served on several committees, such as the membership and program committees, and in multiple roles such as Membership Director and as Tau Beta Sigma Co-Member-at-Large.

Sara is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Iowa. She lives in Iowa City with her two cats, Kami and Kara. In her free time, Sara enjoys crocheting, reading, and exploring local walking trails.

Abby Rogish Bodin, MWD Counselor in Training
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Alpha Theta, North Dakota State University
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Abby Rogish is a Life Member of the Alpha Theta Chapter at North Dakota State University and was initiated in Fall of 2014. During her time at NDSU, Abby played piccolo and cymbals in the Gold Star Marching Band where she served as a section leader and secretary. As an Active member, Abby served as MWDAC Liaison, Focus on Five Liaison, served two terms as Chapter President, and one term as District President (2020-2021). During her term as District President she received The Baton for her outstanding service to the sorority as a student leader. She is a current member of the Tau Beta Sigma and Midwest District Alumni Associations.

 

 

Katie Langley, NCD Counselor
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Psi, University of Arkansas
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Originally from Jonesboro, AR, Katie Langley was initiated into the Psi Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma in 2008 at the University of Arkansas where she played clarinet in the Razorback Marching Band. As an active member, Katie was involved in multiple leadership positions at the chapter and district level including serving as the Southwest District Vice President for Membership (2011-2013). Upon graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Drama, Katie moved to Chicago, IL to pursue a graduate degree in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago.

After earning her Master’s Degree, Katie spent the next few years working with a nonprofit theater education group (Chicago Youth Shakespeare) while also serving as a stage manager with some of Chicago’s many storefront theater projects. Katie currently puts her organizational skills to work in the corporate sector, serving as a Knowledge Manager for a healthcare consulting firm. She spends her free time reading, running, playing with her 2 cats, and cheering on the Razorbacks from afar and the Chicago Cubs nearby.

Jenny Hirt Renaud, NCD Counselor
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Alpha Delta, Ohio University
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Jenny was a member of the Alpha Delta chapter at Ohio University. During her time there, Jenny served as Chapter Vice President of Membership and President. She then served as the NCD President from 2008-2010. Jenny graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences. During her last quarter in Athens, she found the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA Therapy) for individuals with Autism and relocated to Indianapolis, IN to pursue her career in the ABA field. Jenny served as a therapist, then Team Leader/Branch Manager. She has recently moved into the enrollment department helping families in their journey to enroll in services. 

She currently resides in Fishers, IN with her husband Marc and two children (Aiden and Emma) who continue to keep them busy on a daily basis. In her spare time, she loves to visit with family and friends and take her kids on new adventures!

Dr. Ted McCadden, NED Counselor
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Eta Sigma, Towson University
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Dr. McCadden is a Life Member of Tau Beta Sigma (Eta Sigma) and Kappa Kappa Psi (Iota Delta). He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Towson University, and a Doctor of Education degree at Pennsylvania State University. He is a Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Program Director at the Community College of Baltimore County, where he teaches courses in Psychology, Sociology, Education, and Counseling.

Ted is a licensed counselor and is active as a researcher and consultant in both counseling and education. He is an honorary member of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and Tri-M National Music Honor Society. In his spare time, he raises chickens and bees in his backyard garden.

 

Christopher Lukasik, NED Counselor in Training
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Delta Delta, University of Massachusetts
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Christopher Lukasik is a Life Member from the Delta Delta chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at the University of Massachusetts. As an Active Sister, Christopher served as Chapter President and three terms on the NED Council, including District President.

Christopher serves on various workgroups for the Sorority, namely the Health and Safety Task Force, the Curriculum Committee, and the Board’s Scholarship Committee. Christopher describes himself as a Chapter Operations Nerd and loves talking about how to make chapter operations more efficient for members. He is active in the Tau Beta Sigma Alumni Association and the Northeast District Alumni Association, and has served as NEDAA Secretary (2017-2020) and NEDAA President (2020-2021). Christopher holds Honorary Membership in Kappa Kappa Psi.

Christopher holds a BA in Legal Studies, a BS in Public Health Sciences, and a Master of Public Health from UMass Amherst. Currently, he is a doctoral student in Organizational Leadership at Northeastern University. Christopher lives in Brattleboro, VT and works as a Victim Advocate for the Office of the Windham County State’s Attorney, also in Brattleboro. In his spare time, Christopher binge watches Scandal and The West Wing, collects Funko Pops, and plans out his next tattoo.

 

Nikki Lyons, SED Counselor

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Zeta Kappa, Albany State University
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Nikki Lyons is a Life Member of the Zeta Kappa chapter at the “Unsinkable” Albany State University. She was initiated on November 20, 2005. While she was an active member, she played the flute and piccolo as a member of the Marching Rams Show Band and Concert Band ensembles. Nikki was honored to serve in various leadership roles as a committee chair, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary, and Chapter President. As a Life member, she has served as a Chapter Visitation Assistant, a member of the Curriculum Committee, and in various support positions for conferences and conventions. Nikki is a member of TBSAA and SEDAA, and an Honorary member of the Southeast District.

Nikki has earned degrees in Early Childhood Education (Albany State, 2008 & 2011) and Instructional Technology (University of Northern Iowa, 2015); she is a doctoral student studying Mass Communications at the University of Florida. Professionally she leads the university’s online course review process and assists with faculty support & development. Nikki spends her free time listening to true crime podcasts, reading, catching up on her backlog of binge-able shows, tracking down food trucks, and taking field trips.

 

Kelsey Reilly, SED Counselor
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Omega, University of Arizona
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Kelsey became a member of TBS Omega at The University of Arizona in 2008, and a life member in 2010. As an undergraduate, she was active in The Pride of Arizona Marching Band, Pep Band, University Choir, and Chamber Choir. Before being appointed as the Western District Secretary/Treasurer, she was Omega’s Alumni Secretary and Sisterhood Committee Chair. As an alumna, she has served as the Chapter Adviser for the Iota Upsilon Chapter at St. Augustine University, a charter member of the Western District Joint Alumni Association, and most recently as a Chapter Visitation Assistant for the Southeast District.

Kelsey currently holds a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Special Education and Deaf Studies, while fulfilling her lifelong dream of being a stay-at-home-mom in Raleigh, NC. In her free time, Kelsey likes to play board games, binge watch Netflix, follow college sports with her family, and reduce her carbon footprint by #GoingGreen.

Amber Scott, SED Counselor
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Theta Upsilon, Winston- Salem State University
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Amber Scott was initiated into the Theta Upsilon Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at Winston-Salem State University on April 6, 2001. While marching in the band, she was on the Silky Smooth Flag line. As an active member of the organization, she served in various leadership roles including Treasurer, Vice President, and Chapter President. In 2011, she assumed the role of Campus Advisor for the Theta Upsilon Chapter and in 2013 she became Sponsor. She continues to serve in this position. Amber is also a Life Member of the Theta Upsilon Chapter and an Honorary member of the Southeast District of Tau Beta Sigma.

Amber graduated from WSSU in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and from Capella University in 2016 with a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education. She currently works as a Nurse Educator in the Triad of NC. She is married to the love of her life, Reggie, who is a member of the Kappa Lambda Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi. When she is not teaching or serving in her church, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling with her husband to see other bands.

 

 

Linnetta Ratliff, SWD Counselor
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Theta Upsilon, Winston-Salem State University
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Linnetta was initiated into the Theta Upsilon Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma as a charter member on March 28, 1999. She has been a Life member of the Theta Upsilon chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), since 2001, and consecutive Alumni Association member since 2014. During her time as an interested member and active, she served in several capacities including Historian, Secretary, and President. Netta graduated from WSSU in December 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

Linnetta earned a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix in 2011. She currently works as a Clinical Enablement Director at a fortune 50 company. She is married to Geonte’, Sr. and has four children all of which have an appreciation for Music and the Arts. The last several years she has been a band/guard mom within the Plano East Cluster and now will continue her journey as a football mom. Netta loves to travel, enjoys crafting, event planning, and spending quality time with her family.

Chelsea RasingSWD 
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Theta Mu, University of Nebraska Kearney
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Chelsea was initiated into the Theta Mu chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at the University of Nebraska Kearney in the fall of 2010. During her time as an active member, she held various leadership roles including Ritual and Service chairs, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, and Vice President. She also served as Midwest District Secretary/Treasurer for one year.

Chelsea earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education in 2016. Upon Graduation, Chelsea stayed involved as an alumnus by joining the Midwest District Alumni Association and serving 2 terms as Secretary/Treasurer. She is currently a member of the Tau Beta Sigma, Midwest District, and Southwest District Alumni Associations.

Chelsea currently lives in Houston, TX where she is a middle school science teacher. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys playing clarinet with the Houston Pride Band, reading books, and seeing whatever musical comes to town.

 

 

Sarah Cervantes, WD Counselor
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Epsilon Kappa, University of California Los Angeles
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Sarah attended the University of California Los Angeles, where she studied music history and minored in Spanish. During her time there, she enjoyed playing clarinet in marching band, and she was initiated into the Epsilon Kappa Chapter in spring of 2010. She has held the positions of Treasurer, Director of Sisterhood Activities, and Chapter President. During her final year in TBS, she became the Western District President. As an active sister, she was awarded the Distinguished Sister Award, Rose and Carnation Award, and the Baton.

After graduating from UCLA, Sarah continued her education at the University of Southern California. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching and teaching credential, and she currently teaches 4th grade in Long Beach.

Camille Dhennin, WD CounselorinTraining
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Zeta Xi, San Diego State University
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Camille Dhennin is a Life Member of the Zeta Xi chapter at San Diego State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Security and Conflict Resolution. As an Active, Camille served as the chapter president as well as the Western District Vice President of Special Projects. As a member of the bands, she played French Horn for the Marching Aztecs and Bass Clarinet in Wind Symphony.

Camille earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling-Student Affairs from Northern Arizona University. After finishing her program, she moved to Phoenix, AZ where she currently works as a Talent Acquisition Partner. In her free time, Camille enjoys spending time with her dog, trivia nights, and attending sports events.  

 

Alexis Holladay, WD Counselor
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Eta Omega, California State University
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Alexis was initiated into the Eta Omega chapter at California State University, Fresno in Spring 2001.  During her time as an active sister she served in various chapter leadership roles, including Secretary, Vice President of Special Projects (2 terms), and Vice President of Candidate Education.  As an undergraduate, Alexis was also an active participant in the marching band (Mellophone and Bass Guitar), Wind Ensemble (String Bass), Symphonic Band (Trumpet/French Horn) and Concert/Jazz Choirs.  She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology.

Upon graduation in 2008 with her Master’s degree in Counseling and Student Services (with a specialization in Higher Education), Alexis was appointed to the Tau Beta Sigma National Committee on History and Archives, where she assisted the National Historian on matters pertaining to the organization and maintenance of historical documents. She worked with other committee members on grant proposals for archival purposes and participated in Archives Work Days at Stillwater Station.

In her professional life, Alexis has assisted college students in obtaining their career and educational goals, most recently as an Academic Counselor for the College of Science and Mathematics at California State University, Fresno. She is an active freelance bassist for local community and professional musicals and plays French horn in community band.  When she is not at work or performing, she can be found playing quiz games at local restaurants, listening to podcasts while running on the trails of the nearest park, and traveling as much as possible.